Library News

Courtyard Project

September 7, 2022

(Director’s Letter from our September eNews) “Wouldn’t it be nice if this were a courtyard with tables and nice places to sit?” That’s how it started. I’ve always appreciated the kind of person who can see how a space can be made better, how to arrange furniture and such to create a more open, more…

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Remembering Bernie

April 26, 2022

The Library is saddened by the recent loss of Bernie Grissinger. Bernie served on the Board of Trustees for many years. He was President of the Board and served on the Building Committee when MSL was conceived, designed, and built. (He is shown here holding the scissors for the Library’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.) Even after…

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A New Library Intern

April 26, 2022

  Say “hi” to Tori, our Library Assistant Intern! Tori is a graduate of Donegal and is pursuing a degree in Library Science. She will be assisting at the circulation desk and will take on special Library projects as assigned. Tori’s favorite genre is either paranormal, fantasy, or historic fiction. Her favorite book series is…

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MSL’s Book of Secrets Adventure

April 19, 2022

Adam Zurn of Uncharted Lancaster created an exclusive adventure for our Library – our own “Book of Secrets” Adventure! The adventure was revealed at the program “Mysterious Petroglyphs of Safe Harbor” held April 18th at the Library. Pick up a treasure map at the Library (or click here to print at home Book of Secrets…

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Friends’ Annual Used Book Sale

March 31, 2022

The Friends Used Book Sale returns to the Donegal High School this June! Thousands of books and dvds will be for sale at great prices, all to benefit Milanof-Schock Library!

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Friends’ Annual Yard Sale

March 31, 2022

It’s time for the annual Friends of the Library Community Yard Sale! Do you have things to sell but no where to sell them? Are you a small business owner looking for a place to show/sell your merch (Young Living, Pampered Chef, etc)? Are you an artist or crafter? Do you make clothes or jewelry?…

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April Greetings from our Director

March 31, 2022

I have always found it fascinating how we communicate with one another using metaphors, analogies, and idioms. It feels counterintuitive, but a good analogy or metaphor can help us understand one another better. For example, if I told you I was “on a wild goose chase,” you would know that I meant I was working…

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The Milanof-Schock Mile Returns!

March 31, 2022

The Milanof-Schock Mile activity returns this month with a new walking route! This is a great family activity, fun for parents/grandparents with strollers, or you can meet a friend at the Library and take a walk before you check out some books. Starting April 2, adults and kids can pick up a punch card and…

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Milanof-Schock Library Receives Generous Donation

March 1, 2022

Milanof-Schock Library recently received a generous donation from the Donegal Education Association (DEA). The Donegal Education Association (DEA) was formed in 1971 to advocate for the educational needs of students and educators across the Donegal community. In the last decade, DEA has contributed over $10,000 to the Milanof-Schock Library in support of the Library’s efforts…

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A Year in Photos 2021

February 19, 2022

We made so many wonderful memories in 2021, and we hope that members of our community did too! We made a little video to show the Library’s visitors, volunteers, and staff throughout the year. Enjoy. View A YEAR IN PHOTOS 2021

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